PURVES, GEORGE TYBOUT: Presbyterian; b. in Philadelphia Sept. 27, 1852; d. in New York Sept. 24, 1901. He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (1872) and of Princeton Theological Seminary (1876); was pastor of the Presbyterian church at Wayne, Pa., 1877-80; of the Boundary Avenue Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, 1880-1886; of the first Presbyterian Church, Pittsburg, 1886-92; professor of New-Testament literature and exegesis in Princeton Theological Seminary, 1892-1900; and pastor of the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York City, from 1900 till his death. He was the author of The Testimony of Justin Martyr to Early Christianity (Stone lectures for 1899 at Princeton Theological Seminary; New York, 1899); Christianity in the Apostolic Age (1900); Joy in Service (sermons; 1901); Faith and Life (sermons; 1902); and The Sinless Christ (sermons; 1902).